The 6 Best BBQ Restaurants Near Rochester Hills

Updated: July 27, 2022

Why not let Rochester Hills’s pitmasters delight you with BBQ styles from West Texas, Kansas City, or South Carolina? BBQ’s a serious business so we analyzed millions of reviews from top sites to bring you only the best in Rochester Hills. If you are after grilled corn or pork ribs then no one does it better than these BBQ spots.!

Find the perfect Barbeque spot

North Shack

$$, Rochester Hills$$Rochester Hills
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

If you travel further

K-Blocks Fire Pit BBQ

$, Washington$Washington
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.5


American, $$, TroyAmerican, $$Troy
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Jamboozies Sports Bar & Grill

New American, $$, Sterling HeightsNew American, $$Sterling Heights
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5
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Penny Black Grill & Tap

American, $$, RochesterAmerican, $$Rochester
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

Famous Dave's

American, $$, TroyAmerican, $$Troy
Google: 3.2
Yelp: 4.0

What gets a restaurant into the top 10?

Choosing the right spot for Barbeque can be tough, especially if you’re exploring new restaurants. We analyzed 11294 Rochester Hills restaurants on Yelp and Google, 823905 Rochester Hills restaurant reviews, and 792 lists and articles – looking closely at what Three Best Rated had to say – and applied our boam magic. These top contenders have appeared in Three Best Rated - 3 Best Barbecue Restaurants in Sterling Heights, MI. If it’s on the list, we’ve checked and verified that the restaurant is still open and will showcase any updated hours and services you need to be aware of. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so you can trust what you see and enjoy the city’s hidden gems. These ten restaurants offer the best Barbeque in Rochester Hills.

Recurring questions

North Shack is the highest-rated late-night spot for barbeque in Rochester Hills.

North Shack is the highest-rated barbeque spot for dinner in Rochester Hills.

North Shack is the highest-rated barbeque spot for a quick lunch in Rochester Hills.

North Shack has outdoor seating and barbeque in Rochester Hills.

North Shack is the highest-rated barbeque spot for lunch in Rochester Hills.

Drink pairing tips for Barbeque

  • Pair grilled turkey burger with Rosé

    For an elevated experience, pair your grilled turkey burger with Rosé. This combination works particularly well because this pink wine battles the grilled flavours.

  • Sauvignon Blanc with your pork ribs with a barbecue rub

    A pork ribs with a barbecue rub can be tricky to find a white wine pairing for. We would suggest trying Sauvignon Blanc. It will pair nicely with the food and complete the meal thanks to its acidic.

  • Pinot Noir with your pork

    When considering how to best enjoy your pork, we would highlight how well a glass of Pinot Noir complements the dish as it highlights the richer flavours of the meat.

Factoids about Barbeque

  • Worth the big bucks

    If you have recently won the lottery, or you just happen to have $300 lying around, why not spend it on indulging in the world’s most glamorous, and most expensive, olive wagu beef?

  • A popular dish

    The delicious, renowned dish bulgogi needs to be had if you take a trip to Korea!

  • A big feat in 2008

    A little chili pepper string never hurt anybody! The size of the longest chili pepper string might surprise you, coming in at 4,576 feet 9 inches! How big of a kitchen do you need to make that?

Parking information

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